Outpouring of grief, love and condolence for Hufangalupe beach victim

Haini Muller died after he allegedly fell off the cliff while his friend who jumped in to rescue him was saved by Tonga Police. Photo/Iva Folaumoeloa (Facebook)

Tragedy struck a Fatai family, their friends and relatives during yesterday’s early hours after  a 24-year-old young man was killed in Hufangalupe beach in an alleged drowning incident.

Haini Muller died after he fell off cliff at the beach, according to family and friends.

Police said the cause of death of the 24-year-old man they found at Hufangalupe beach yesterday was still undetermined. They refused to confirm that the name of the victim was Haini Muller. They said they would release his details later.

Police Search and Rescue team were called to Vaini’s Hufangalupe Beach at about 4am Thursday 26 after recieving a report about the incident.

A friend of the victim jumped into the water in an attempt to save him but it was too late. The rescuer was later saved by Police from the sea.

Friends and relatives have turned to Facebook to post messages of shock, grief and condolences to Muller and his family.

Messages indicate Muller was the person who died at Hufangalupe yesterday morning Thursday 26. His parents were Tonga and Hanisi. The victim went to ‘Apifo’ou College and he was an active member of the Catholic Church youth movement known as Lataki.

Rest in Peace Haini Muller.. Fakatauange ke ‘oatu he ‘Otua ha nonga mo ha fiemalie kia HanisÄ« kae’uma si’i Tonga moe…

Posted by Siniva Finauvala Manu on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Really sad just found out one of my primary school friends Haini Muller have passed away in Tonga ? My only memory of you is when we fight in class 6 haha RIP toko ofa lahi atu!!

Posted by Louis Quirit Ova on Thursday, November 26, 2015

How I wish it’s not true, fly high Susan Helen Marie Muller (Haini Muller) condolences to you Tonga mo Hancy, Mikimila mo e Tonga e famili,

Posted by Angela Vaivelata on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Rest in peace Haini Muller.. so sad you’re gone, never thought few months ago would be the very last time we speak, it’s sad you had to go this way,Rest easy cousin. Ofa Atu. ??

Posted by Sita Cook on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Still can’t believe ur gone Haini Muller..last time I talk to u was at da nyt market 2 months ago??? omg stil sounds…

Posted by Iva Folaumoeloa on Thursday, November 26, 2015

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